The median annual salary for a Senior Python Developer was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Python Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 747 861 888
Rank change year-on-year +114 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 105 89 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.085% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.088% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 98 76 56
Median salary £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +30.55% -25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +81 95 £61,250 +6.52% 14
London +81 81 £62,500 +4.16% 8
Scotland +32 10 £61,250 - 1
Glasgow +27 10 £61,250 - 1
South East +67 8 £70,000 +51.35%
City of London +33 8 £60,000 - 3
Surrey - 5 £70,000 -
South West - 3 £42,500 - 1
East of England +16 2 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Cambridge +2 2 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Epsom - 2 £70,000 -
Thames Valley - 2 £70,000 -
West Midlands +27 1 - - 2
Coventry +15 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +7 1 £57,500 -2.12%
Plymouth - 1 £32,500 - 1
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
Bath - 1 £60,000 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Devon - 1 £32,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 177 (100.00%) Python
2 73 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (36.16%) JavaScript
3 64 (36.16%) Django
4 53 (29.94%) Java
5 46 (25.99%) Linux
6 41 (23.16%) TDD
7 39 (22.03%) Flask
8 36 (20.34%) DevOps
9 35 (19.77%) SQL
10 33 (18.64%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (17.51%) HTML
12 29 (16.38%) C++
12 29 (16.38%) MySQL
13 28 (15.82%) Machine Learning
13 28 (15.82%) SDLC
14 27 (15.25%) CSS
15 26 (14.69%) OO
16 25 (14.12%) Finance
16 25 (14.12%) AngularJS
17 24 (13.56%) NoSQL
18 23 (12.99%) Git (software)
18 23 (12.99%) Relational Database
19 22 (12.43%) Ruby
20 21 (11.86%) REST
20 21 (11.86%) C#
20 21 (11.86%) Mentoring
21 20 (11.30%) Docker
21 20 (11.30%) Go
21 20 (11.30%) Scrum

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (6.21%) nginx
3 9 (5.08%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.39%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.82%) Tornado
6 4 (2.26%) CMS
7 3 (1.69%) Confluence
8 2 (1.13%) Drupal
9 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.69%) SaaS
4 2 (1.13%) GitHub
4 2 (1.13%) Loggly
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.56%) Heroku
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.47%) HTTP
2 10 (5.65%) DNS
3 9 (5.08%) DHCP
4 8 (4.52%) SSL
5 5 (2.82%) Internet
6 2 (1.13%) IPv4
6 2 (1.13%) IPv6
6 2 (1.13%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.64%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (16.38%) MySQL
3 24 (13.56%) NoSQL
4 23 (12.99%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.34%) Big Data
5 13 (7.34%) Redis
6 12 (6.78%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.52%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.39%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.13%) InfluxDB
10 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.56%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.56%) Bigtable
11 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.95%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.82%) Selenium
4 5 (2.82%) Subversion
5 4 (2.26%) JIRA
6 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.13%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.13%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Airbrake
8 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.56%) GitLab
8 1 (0.56%) Hudson
8 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.56%) Maven
8 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.56%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 25 (14.12%) Finance
2 18 (10.17%) Banking
3 16 (9.04%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.95%) Advertising
4 7 (3.95%) Marketing
5 5 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.82%) Retail
6 4 (2.26%) Games
7 3 (1.69%) Law
7 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.13%) Front Office
8 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (36.16%) Django
2 39 (22.03%) Flask
3 31 (17.51%) HTML
4 27 (15.25%) CSS
5 25 (14.12%) AngularJS
6 21 (11.86%) REST
7 19 (10.73%) Node.js
7 19 (10.73%) RESTful
8 17 (9.60%) Pyramid
9 15 (8.47%) SOAP
10 12 (6.78%) React
10 12 (6.78%) Symfony
11 10 (5.65%) Ext JS
11 10 (5.65%) jQuery
12 9 (5.08%) HTML5
12 9 (5.08%) Web Services
13 8 (4.52%) CSS3
13 8 (4.52%) JMS
13 8 (4.52%) Samza
13 8 (4.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.60%) Fintech
2 15 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.21%) Algorithms
4 10 (5.65%) e-Learning
4 10 (5.65%) User Experience
5 9 (5.08%) Data Structures
6 8 (4.52%) Device Driver
6 8 (4.52%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.82%) Life Science
7 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.26%) Blog
9 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.13%) CMDB
10 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.13%) iPad
11 1 (0.56%) Equities
11 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.99%) Linux
2 16 (9.04%) Unix
3 6 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.13%) Android
4 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.16%) TDD
3 36 (20.34%) DevOps
4 28 (15.82%) Machine Learning
4 28 (15.82%) SDLC
5 26 (14.69%) OO
6 21 (11.86%) Mentoring
7 20 (11.30%) Scrum
8 19 (10.73%) Analytics
9 18 (10.17%) Open Source
10 17 (9.60%) Microservices
11 14 (7.91%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.34%) Test Scripting
13 12 (6.78%) OOD
13 12 (6.78%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.78%) Web Development
14 11 (6.21%) Data Analysis
14 11 (6.21%) Mathematics
14 11 (6.21%) MVC
15 9 (5.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 177 (100.00%) Python
2 64 (36.16%) JavaScript
3 53 (29.94%) Java
4 35 (19.77%) SQL
5 29 (16.38%) C++
6 22 (12.43%) Ruby
7 21 (11.86%) C#
8 20 (11.30%) Go
9 19 (10.73%) Scala
10 17 (9.60%) PHP
11 8 (4.52%) Groovy
11 8 (4.52%) Lua
12 7 (3.95%) Clojure
13 5 (2.82%) Perl
14 4 (2.26%) C
14 4 (2.26%) R
15 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.13%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.34%) Degree
2 2 (1.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.30%) Docker
2 8 (4.52%) Samba
2 8 (4.52%) Squid
3 7 (3.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Puppet
2 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.13%) Ansible
3 2 (1.13%) Grafana
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.56%) Oozie
4 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (4.52%) Google
2 5 (2.82%) Oracle
3 3 (1.69%) Twitter
4 2 (1.13%) New Relic
4 2 (1.13%) SaltStack
4 2 (1.13%) Tableau
5 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) Splunk
5 1 (0.56%) VMware
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